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Daytime Emmys Partner With Parachute TV On Periscope For Red Carpet And Behind The Scenes Access!

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Courtesy/NATAS

While the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmys won’t be televised this year, key components of it will be available via the Twitter app Periscope on the 1st live streaming channel for Periscope … Parachute TV!

According to The Wrap on Wednesday, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) has teamed up with  Parachute TV, to provide Daytime TV fans with unique, behind-the-scenes access on Periscope. Along with red carpet coverage on Parachute TV, Emmy winners will have an immediate opportunity to interact with fans on Periscope, moments after they make their way backstage.

Awards shows are doing an incredible job with live-streaming apps like Periscope and Facebook Live,” said Parachute TV Co-Founder Caroline Lesley, who will also serve as one of the event’s hosts on Periscope. “And giving fans a chance to interact with their favorite celebrities backstage is another great step forward.”   Parachute TV, which launched on Periscope last August, now reaches more than a million viewers.

Parachute TV will cover the red carpets of both the main ceremony on Sunday, May 1st and the Creative Arts Emmys on Friday night, April 29th.

So what do you think of getting an inside look at what’s happening via Periscope during the two Daytime Emmy ceremonies?  Share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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davlestev1
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davlestev1

While red carpet is appreciated by some I tend to go for the ceremony more.. That’s nice for those who enjoy them.. Hopefully the rumor is true and the telecast will be shown on line the very next day.. That will be nice

su0000
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su0000

I do not care about the daytime emmy’s
I do not care about the talk, cooking, game shows .
I do not care to waste my time watching awards being given to shows I do not watch or care about..

The soap opera’s are a whole different side of daytime.
There should be ”Soap Opera” awards/emmys, only..
It would be quite inexpensive and time saving.

So– I will not be watching the daytime emmy’s..
I just want to see the soap awards and they will be shown on line and also the winners, as always..

Lou Piikes
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Lou Piikes

There are not enough daytime serials to justify a soap opera only awards show.

Timmm
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Timmm

Next thing you know it will ONLY be available to watch on a TV at the gas pump at a gas station!

jaybird369
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jaybird369

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!! Timmm…forgive me, dude…but I had to laugh. TOO FUNNY!!!!!

Timmm
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Timmm

Thats cool Jay, I laughed when I posted it!

Barbara from Atlanta
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Barbara from Atlanta

Timm’s comment is not far from the truth. However, he forgot to add that the venue for the “televised” show will be the parking lot of a Big Lots in Van Nuys. Meanwhile, various soap websites will give us very up-beat news bits excitedly announcing the show — with the positive spin that, by having the event in such a location, it allows soap fans a better chance to mingle with the actors!! Soap “stars” such as Kim Zimmer and Colleen Zenk will be manning a folding table to sign autographs (along with selling homemade baked goods and raffle tickets).… Read more »

Timmm
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Timmm

Barbra, you have taken it to the next level. Love it! Your last couple paragraphs speak the truth and yes, it is sad!

Geoffrey-Martin Cyr
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Geoffrey-Martin Cyr

I echo Timmm, Barbara … you speak what many continue to feel. Re: GL, I feel your pain more than you know as I followed LIGHT religiously for more than 32 yrs, and the last five yrs under Wheeler’s regime was like watching a dying relative on life-support. (I’ll never forget how disingenuous she came-off on that 60 MINUTES piece spotlighting the end of GL; she turned-on the crocodile tears about how she tried to save the show, when in fact it should’ve slipped quietly away BEFORE she assumed the reins and created the mess that was the Peapack remotes… Read more »

Derrick
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Derrick

Not a HAPPY BUNNY right now!
Really an insult to soap fans!

Toscanti
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Toscanti

They should stream the daytime emmy’s online. It’s garbage the way the fans are being disrespected. They have been visible in one form or another every other year. Why Not this time????

Timmm
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Timmm

ALL the CRAP thats online and they cannot air the DTE’s? What about airing it on this site?

Lou Piikes
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Lou Piikes

Because their aren’t enough visible daytime fans to make airing the daytime Emmy’s either on TV or online profitable.

Freeman Griffin
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Freeman Griffin

Will we really get to see the winners the next day and where? Can there at least be live tweets for us to follow on goldderby? How do we even access “Parachute TV”? Why can’t CBS do a daytime special of at least the 10 major soap opera categories? This is so frustrating! I am so hoping that Kassie DePaiva finally wins an Emmy (she could lose to Finola Hughes or Maura West, but I am predicting Kassie finally wins) and I really want to see her acceptance speech if she does win! It’s so unfair. I only care about… Read more »

Patrick
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Patrick

I know i’m read vacillating, between; Kassie DePaiva and Mary Beth Evans

I’m TORN

I’ve been watching MBE: for upwards of 20 plus years

I’ve ( ONLY ) watched Kassie DePaiva: truly since she debuted on DAYS in 2014

and I’ve fallen “in love” with her ACTING

so… i’m with you… I want to see her acceptance speech

“and the Emmy goes to…. ”

Kassie DePaiva

ROAR

thunderous Heart full

so… if the emmy panel… truly wants to share the gold… I don’t think either woman would “care”

“and the Emmy goes to….”

Kassie DePaiva and Mary Beth Evans

Mo
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Mo

Would prefer to watch on TV. Doubt I’ll watch online.

Jay Trotter
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Jay Trotter

I really miss the good old days of looking forward to the Friday night in mid May every year to watch the daytime emmy awards. Two years ago they were not broadcasted on any network but someone posted the full show up on youtube so hopefully that will happen again this year. I honestly will settle for someone putting up the video clips for the six acting categories cause if any of my favorites end up winning then I will hate not getting to see it.

Grace
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Grace

There many fans who are older who won’t have access to anything online. It’s so sad. If they would just make it a simple awards show: presenters, clips, opens the envelope, yay I won, thank you… And on to the next. It’s so unfair. Daytime comprises a lot more shows than the 4 soaps… So what? Are we to believe that ALL of Daytime TV doesn’t have enough viewership? I will say again… ABC, NBC & CBS should rotate the show like they used to on each network w wet three years! Go back to the day when it was… Read more »

Lou Piikes
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Lou Piikes

There are not enough true daytime fans left to justfiy a costly Daytime Emmy ceremony.

Mo
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Mo

I don’t even know how to access parachute. Never heard of it before.

Geoffrey-Martin Cyr
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Geoffrey-Martin Cyr

Looking forward to it!! (I’ve been blessed to work as a consultant for NATAS PR for the past five yrs during Daytime Emmys Week and look forward to on-air coverage both on the red carpet(s) and backstage reactions for WED’s Nominees Reception, FRI’s Creative Arts ceremony and SUN’s Main , so look for me online!)

Beverly Hunt
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Beverly Hunt

How do I get to watch the daytime emmy awards. I’m nor very computer savvy.

Anne G Steele
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Anne G Steele

How and when can I get to watch the Emmy awards?

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DAYS Wally Kurth Delivers ‘The Power Performance of the Week’

Mark our words! Next year, Days of our Lives Wally Kurth (Justin Kiriakis) will once again be nominated for a Daytime Emmy for this week’s emotional and deeply-touching work on key episodes of the NBC daytime drama series.

As viewers saw, this was to be the happy nuptials of Justin and Kayla (Mary Beth Evans), who found love again after losing the previous loves of their lives.  They were dear friends to begin with, who through a set of horrific circumstances, found comfort with one another which eventually turned to love.

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Problem was; Justin overheard Jennifer (Melissa Reeves) and Hope (Kristian Alfonso) before the ceremony discussing Steve’s (Stephen Nichols) feelings for Kayla and that he wants her back; something Kayla is unaware of.  So what will he do?  The noble thing and tell her the truth, or keep it to himself and marry her anyway?

As the Intel of what he learned weighed heavier and heavier on Justin, in the most dramatic of moments (when he was to say his “I do’s”), Justin stopped the ceremony and bared all to Kayla: that Steve wants her back and how Steve saw him propose to her and that is why he backed off.  Armed with the knowledge and that her friends and family kept it from her, Kayla does not know what to do.  Justin helps made it easy and clear for her when he questions her … if they would be standing here getting married, if Steve had told her his true feelings before Justin proposed to her?

Justin goes on to say to Kayla that maybe she has been avoiding her true feelings for Steve, because she did not want to hurt him.  Then Justin tells Kayla that he visited his late wife Adrienne’s (Judi Evans) grave, and told her that if things were different, and if she was alive they would still be married, and Kayla would be their dear, dear friend.

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With seeing the look on Kayla’s eyes, Justin knows she loves Steve.  Heartbroken, but caught in an untenable situation, Justin tells Kayla he is happy for her.  Kayla wraps her arms around Justin as they both cry.  Kayla says she never wanted to hurt him, and when Wally as Justin says, “I know, honey,” it was one of the most honest and ten-hankie moments of the entire scenario.   Justin kisses her, tells the guests there will be no wedding today, and exits the Kiriakis mansion.

The emotional drama continues in the aftermath as Justin is at Kayla’s apartment boxing up all of his belongings and tears up recalling their nights together listening to jazz and cooking dinner.  Sonny (Freddie Smith) finds his dad, and tells him he did the noble thing and that time will heal all wounds, but after Sonny leaves, Justin breaks down a bit further before exiting Kayla’s for good.

And if that was not enough, Justin goes back to Adrienne’s gravesite to update her on the wedding that did not happen.   He talks to her that he understands Kayla and Steve’s deep and enduring love, which was just like theirs was.  Next, Justin thinks he is seeing Adrienne, when none other than Bonnie Lockhart (Judi Evans) reveals she is back in Salem – talk about kicking a guy when he is down!

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Throughout this entire saga, moment to moment, Kurth delivered raw, genuine, adult emotions, in a very complex adult story and relationship.   In fact, the cast and crew thought so, too!  When Wally as Justin told Kayla that he can’t marry her and the speech that followed and his exit from the mansion that followed, all those on set applauded for him.  His work was that moving.   Wally was ably assisted throughout by the outstanding work of Mary Beth Evans in these scenes.

2020, while a difficult year for everyone thus far, has been a particular great year for Kurth on Days; as over the last six months he has really had a chance to shine in this story.  So for all of these reasons and more, Michael Fairman TV gives the “Power Performance of the Week” kudos to Wally Kurth.

Did you love Wally’s performance this week on Days? Did you reach for the hankies? Share your thoughts via the comment section below.

 

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DAYS Wally Kurth, Mary Beth Evans & Chandler Massey Take You Behind the Scenes of Kayla and Justin’s Wedding

On Wednesday’s heartbreaking episode of Days of our Lives, viewers saw just how the nuptials of Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) and Justin (Wally Kurth) eventually wound up!

Justin told Kayla that Steve (Stephen Nichols) still loves her, which put a halt to the proceedings and ended the romantic relationship between the two dear friends, who found love with one another following Adrienne’s (Judi Evans) death, and Kayla believing Steve did not want her back.

Now, The DOOL app has posted a rare behind the scenes view of the making of the wedding – with moments from the key scenes, rehearsals and interviews with the cast involved.

Chandler Massey (Will) weighs-in on Will’s debut as a wedding officiant and how that went south, while Mary Beth Evans and Wally Kurth shared why they loved this storyline so much.

Wally expresses how the last six months have been some of the best storylines of his soap career, while Mary Beth says that Justin and Kayla’s relationship was so adult and that in real life, both actors have known about people who fall in love with their dear friend, after losing their significant other whether it be by divorce, or death, or whatever the circumstance.

If you don’t already have the DOOL app on your mobile device to watch the segment, you can get more info to download here.

We will have more to say on the memorable performances at Michael Fairman TV later in the week.

So, what did you think of Kayla and Justin’s wedding and the fallout? Comment below.

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DAYS Mary Beth Evans & Stephen Nichols with Guest Ron Carlivati Talk Stayla’s Greatest Hits & Approach To Scripts During COVID-19

This week is a pivotal one for Steve (Stephen Nichols) and Kayla (Mary Beth Evans) on Days of our Lives.  Will they be reunited once again?

To take a stroll down memory lane of reunions past, Mary Beth Evans along with her longtime on-screen scene partner and dear friend, Stephen Nichols, watched back key scenes from the history of Stayla and offered up a second viewing experience as they commented on the clips.

Later, Mary Beth and Stephen are joined by their surprise guest and it is revealed to be Days of our Lives head writer, Ron Carlivati!

In her tweet, Evans announced: “Since we’re evidently leading up to something big on #Days … Stephen Nichols and I thought we’d get together & watch some of our reunions from the past. And, we were lucky enough to have a very special guest join us for a chat! #patchandkaylaforever”

Mary Beth and Stephen then chat with Ron about what changes is he having to make to scripts in the reality we all live in now, the coronavirus pandemic, and how he is taking in to account upcoming safety protocols that will need to be adhered to when Days goes back into production.

As of now, from an article in Deadline last Friday the NBC daytime drama series is aiming for a September 1st restart.

Watch Mary Beth, Stephen and Ron in part one and part two and part three of their discussion below.

You can find that and more on Mary Beth’s PlankBlog You Tube channel as well.

Let us know in the comment section what you favorite Patch and Kayla reunion has been … and if you are looking forward to how Days will look when it goes back into production within safety guidelines for COVID-19?

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